Chinesisch-Deutsche Künstakademie (CDK)

Chinesisch-Deutsche Künstakademie (CDK) is a department established on the basis of the cooperative M.F.A. education program of our academy and Universität der Künste Berlin in May, 2012, which is an important cooperation and exchange platform of our internationalization. Chinesisch-Deutsche Künstakademie (CDK) runs three cooperative programs at present, expanding the scale of cooperation with European countries, and will be built as an international platform of China-EU cooperative art education. Founded in 2006, The cooperative Master of Arts education program with Universität der Künste Berlin admits 40 students per year. Offered by teachers from both Universität der Künste Berlin and China Academy of Art, integrated art and cross-border design are two research directions of the program, which provides two-year and a half study program. Students will be awarded the M.F.A. degree of Universität der Künste Berlin after completing all the courses and passing the thesis defense. The program with Hamburg Brand Academy (Hochschule für Design und Kommunikation-University of Applied Sciences), founded in 2014, admits 30 students per year. International brand communication is the research direction of the program, which provides two-year study.
 
Teachers from Hamburg Brand Academy will take part in some of the professional courses when students study at China Academy of Art. Second year students are allowed to choose to study in Hamburg Brand Academy. Students will be awarded the Master of Art degree of Hamburg Brand Academy after completing all the courses and passing the thesis defense. The program with the Anhalt University of Applied Sciences, fouded in 2016, admits 20 students per year. Monumental Heritage Conservation is the research direction of this program, which provides 3-year study. Teachers from the Anhalt University of Applied Sciences will take part in some of the professional courses when students studies in China Academy of Art. The third year students are allowed to choose to study in the Anhalt University of Applied Sciences. Students will be awarded the Master of Arts degree of the Anhalt University of Applied Sciences after completing all the courses and passing the thesis defense.

Dean: Yang Xiujing